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with the chairman of the california state board of equalization, jerome horton. mr. horton, california has recently changed how it manages or its taxation policies when it comes to the internet, hasn't it? >> guest: yes, peter, it has. it broadened the definition of what's taxable in california to include online retailers who meet certain criteria. >> host: now, you said you've broadened. how was it before, and now who is included? >> guest: prior to the law, the sales tax didn't apply to companies that had affiliates and worked through various different groups here in the state of california. the law broadened the definition of who actually qualifies to include those individuals. so now online retailers who have affiliates in the state of california who also have some form of brick and mortar either directly or indirectly working through other groups and partnerships and so forth have nexus in california by the definition of california law and, therefore, are required to collect and report the use tax to the state of california. companies that are now included would include amazon, best buy and wa
from the navy, the california department of toxic substances control, the california department of public health, and our office, the san francisco health department. the purpose of tonight's hearing is to assure you that treasure island is safe for current residents and workers, and will continue to be safe throughout the navy's clean up program, and will remain safe after the property is transferred and redevelopment begins. i want to also assure you that the extensive oversight and monitoring of the navy's clean up is being conducted by those two state departments i mentioned, the department of toxic substances control and the california department of public health. and also the city, including the health department. as an example of this, the city recently requested and the california department of public health conducted radiological surface surveys of both publicly accessible and private residential areas on treasure island and found no radiological concerns or elevated readings above naturally occurring background radiation levels. on october 5th our office sent a letter
10/22/12 10/22/12 [captioning made possible by democracy now!] >> from san rafael, california, this is "democracy now!" >> even if we stayed there and bombed for the next five years and americans continue to die and we spend another $100 billion, five years from now we will be right where we are now so let's recognize we made a mistake. these young men have given their lives and let's quit killing other young men. let's bring this war to an end. >> former presidential candidate and antiwar advocate senator george mcgovern dies of the age of 90. we will speak with stephen vittoria about his film, "one bright shining moment: the forgotten summer of george mcgovern." as well as his latest project, the new documentary, "long distance revolutionary: a journey with mumia abu-jamal." >> [indiscernible] >> and no way out. freed american hiker shane bauer rights, "solitary in iran nearly broke me. then i went inside america's prisons." >> i spent seven months in a prison cell. i thought this was one be better than it is. this is one of eight in a pod. a little over 11 by 7 feet, smalle
limite para registrarse a votar en california la del voto latino con los mpresedentes y la organizacion del voto latino con el isntituto de la política en california ante esto el voto latino busca anticipar la votacion. >> es algo importante, algo que afecta nuestras vidas, importante que todo lo que tienes que votar, con las próximas elecciones tiene mañana lunes para regitrarse, en la oscasion pero hasta las 9 de la noche. >> queremos recordarle que por el debate de mañana noticias uunivisión seran a las 5 de la tarde y el debate será transmitido hasta las 6. >> un sismo de mediana intensidad en el valle central de california desde fresno nos amplian. >> a las 11 55 de la noche un temblor que se sintio en la zona central del estado, el sismo tuvo una profundidad de casi 6 millas, su intensidad se considera moderada y no se reportan daños, ciudades desde delenos hasta merced, el sitio en internet reporta que más de 400 personas sintieron el sismo y se siguieron por replicas de intensidad mayor. >> estamos viendo que han habido varios temblores, en el salvador, en ciertas islas
our voice heard. exactly 100 years ago, women were given the vote in california. the battle for women's suffrage was not an easy one. it took more than 70 years. a woman could run for president in new york. >> organizing this conference, basically it modeled itself on a declaration of independence for women. it marked the beginning of the women's equality movement in the united states. >> at that time, women were banned from holding property and voting in elections. >> susan b. anthony dedicated her life to reform. >> suffrage in the middle of the 19th century accomplished one goal, it was diametrically opposed to this idea. >> many feared it would be corrupted by politics. >> women in the 19th century had to convince male voters that having the vote would not change anything. that woman would still be devoted to the home, the family, that they would remain pure and innocent, that having the vote would not corrupt them. >> support gradually grew in state and local campaigns. >> leaders like ellen clark sgt come repeatedly stopping these meetings -- , repeatedly stopping these meetings
there was some vibration this morning. yes, part of it, we were doing the california shake-up drill with 9.3 million in the state of california, but i think there was vibrations. mayor mathews and mayor reed were jumping up and down because i told them we were putting together something that would not only be a great way to work together but something they have also been personally wishing could happen and be led by the city. so today we are of course unveiling our promotional launch but getting here has been something on my mind. it's been one of those very solid topic that jen and i spent good time together. my office, where i call it inappropriately the man cave, but it is a place where i think we have had a chance to talk about the honest going relationship that the niners, the oldest professional sports franchise in the state of california, that's still here in the state of california. it is wonderful to have this opportunity. we have other ideas we can't talk about yet because they are not matured but this came to us fast. it was an opportunity we have rarely. but to be able to be in
internationally probably maybe a role we have not totally on folded. i feel we need to market the california brand in a shut more effectively. we need to do that more collectively. that is an important market for the port of oakland. that is a huge part of our future economy. we play some personal role, oakland and san francisco are the usual stopping places for chinese investors and asian politicians. we play an important role in building that future global economy. that is something i will continue the focus on. not just selling open lines -- wines. representing the state and the economy with the port of oakland being the only port that exports more than we import, we need to build on to that. it helps the region. >> thank you. thank you to both of you. best of luck in the coming year. [applause] >> let's have a huge round of applause for our great mares. thank you for great job of monitoring -- moderating. i want to thank our sponsors and your partner, city national bank, golden gate university, a kaiser permanente a-- kaiser permanente. we wish you great success individually and collectively.
, the california department of public health is the agency -- >> they're the ones that do that? >> -- that did those studies and we can talk to them about that concept. >> okay. i think that as much as we can, because -- i think we have to understand the concerns are reasonable. that regardless of what we say, regardless of what our regulatory is saying, when you have children, when you yourself are living on the island, you're going to continue to have concerns regardless of what is being said. if there is a way we can figure out if additional testing can be done by request, i would like to figure that out. the second question that came out was defining what survey meant. and i know you went over this briefly in your presentation, but could you go into a little bit more detail about what is a survey and what are they surveying for? >> okay. so, again, the california department of public health goes out and it's in the reports that they did, and they take their instruments to measure the gamma walk over surveys of the areas and they take the specific instrument, ludlow model micro 19 meters an
with with the california department of alcohol beverage control and there are no records of support with the california department of alcohol beverage control. there's no opposition from bay view station, the police department recommends approval, the following conditions have been recommended to the california department of beverage control, number 1, sales of alcoholic beverages shall be permitted between the hours of 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. monday through friday, the petitioner that be responsible from maintaining free of litter adjacent to the premises as to where they have control, number 3, sales of alcoholic beverages shall be restricted to alcoholic beverages that are included in a gift basket, number 4, graffiti has be removed from the premises within 72 hours of application. if the graffiti occurs on a friday or weekend day or on a holiday, the licensee shall remove the graffiti within 72 hours following the beginning of the next work day, number 5, loiter, loitering is defined as to stand without lawful business, it is prohibited on any sidewalks or properties adjacent to the license premise, numb
offices in the bay area, southern california, nevada, an atlanta. they provide their businesses and families with complete financial solutions on the way up. we also want to thank golden gate university, which is also what i'm going to sponsor this event, and an angel, president of golden gate university. you will see him in just a minute. for over 110 years, nonprofit golden gate university has been helping adults achieve their professional goals by providing undergraduate and graduate education in accounting, law, business, and other related areas. ggu is california's fifth largest nonprofit university, and rolling over five dozen students with over 67,000 alumni. offering weakened forces in downtown san francisco and online through the university's award winning cyber campus -- weekend courses in downtown san francisco. kaiser, founded in 1945, nonprofit integrated health-care organization with physicians, nurses, and staff working in collaboration to provide quality care and address the health care needs of communities served by the organization. kaiser permanente northern c
prevent serious cuts to our schools. it's supported not only by the california teachers association, but the california federation of teachers and many, many different groups from the california school board associations to others and our board of education supports both. prop 38 is our children and our future local schools and bond debt reduction act. it would actually support early childhood education that prop 30 does not and it's also an important measure. i think if both of them passed what would happen it would be worked out that we wouldn't be double taxed, but we would find the different compromises kinds of both work for our schools. the groups that support both measures is tom torlakson and california retired teachers associations and san francisco examiner and i urge support for both measures. supervisor wiener. >> thank you so supervisor mar for bringing this forward. i was surprised that we could take positions on ballot measures, but i was told by the city attorney that we were able to do so. i would make a motion to amend and add a second resolve that states further
into recession, and it may very well happen. on a more upbeat, california. california is doing quite well. i like the start because it shows how california is doing relative to the united states and relative to texas. we kept hearing how great an economy texas had. but you can see we are on a much faster pace than the united states and about the same pace that taxes is at. -- texas is that. but they do quite well for the fact that their largest employer is the federal government. in a recession, the federal government does not lay off people. the second largest employee -- employer is the state of texas. they do not let up people. all the support organizations that work with those people to knock have the financial situation than we did in california or the rest of the united states were corporations were laid off people. but one of the most attractive things about taxes is that realistic is very cheap. austin, texas, is the most expensive metropolitan area. you want to know what the median price of a house is there? want to guess? $194,000. and i'm rounding up. it is very cheap. as a result, a l
as well. mr. everett? >> as an attorney, i am required to uphold the laws of the state of california, and the united states as well. i'm required to do so in a completely even-handed manner. i do so with no problem and with all the love in my heart. that being said, it would be ridiculous, disingenuous and completely unhelpful not to realize that certain segments within our population here in san francisco need help more than others. it would be absolutely preposterous for me to sit up here and tell you that we're going to approach polices of economic advantagement in an even-handed manner. that would do a disservice to and again, we are a weaker city if we allow certain segments of you are population to essentially rot. we're a stronger, vibrant and more resilient city if we address the issues of those least among us, tackle them, and face them head-on. >> thank you. >> that is what i'm about. truth and honesty in our policy approached. >> mr. resignato. >> i think one important thing we need to look at is vision. really, you know? a vision for what san francisco is going to be
but snapped. >> happening throughout northern california a three-day fund-raiser for the family of kenonyoung storm. he was shot and killed last month. now, through wednesday night, 20% of the sales at california pizza kitchen will go a benefit fund for his wife and four school-aged children. >> yahoo imported renewed earnings today. >> the ceo hired away from google gave her vision for the future of yahoo. >> that is right. david louie has the latest happening now. >> happening now, ceo marisa myer had an earnings call. big news had to do with her articulating future plans for the company. she says she wants to improve yahoo's services but wants to push harder into mobile that is where users and advertisers want to be. she sounds as though she's hiring. this includes engineers. >> and it's a very competitive market. >> it's going to have to be a strong vision to compel them. >> yahoo says it will develop content and partnerships. myer is a new mom, she's got two babe dwreez take care of, hoping both grow up successful. >> still ahead today's sentencing of a teenager who ran down and killed a
are petitioning to remove the president of the california public utilities commission. so far, they have collected more than 200 signatures. they are upset by the cpuc's decision to suspend public hearings to determine how much pg&e will be fined for that blast that killed 8 and injured dozens. >>> up next, it goes from bad to worse for lance armstrong. the latest fallout from his doping case. >> the polls tighten in advance of the final presidential debate. i'm randall pinkston in boca raton, florida with the preview coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, players including google and microsoft drove down the markets. right now, the dows >>> stocks were mixed this morning after friday's big sell- off. weak earnings reports from big players including google and microsoft drove the markets down. it's still down, down 78 and some change on this monday. >>> price at the gas pump, though, is at its lowest level since early august. the national average for a gallon of regular fell almost 5 cents over the weekend alone to $3.67 a gallon. but here in california, it's higher, $4.43. >>> lance armstrong will be off
. y en california, la policia investiga el mobil de otro tiroteo contra cinco miembros de una familia, causando la muerte de dos de ellos , ademas del presunto atacante. autoridades sospechan que el hombre hallado muerto dentro de la casa donde ocurrio la tragedia seria el agresor porque llevaba puesto un chaleco anti-balas y tenia una pistola.primero, el sujeto provoco un incendio en el patio de su casa y luego salio y disparo indiscrimindamente contra sus vecinos de la casa de enfrente, el brote de meningitis sigue extendiendo su huella mortal en el pais al cobrar la vida de otra persona en carolina del norte, aumentando a 23 la cifra de victimas fatales. ademas, se han reportado 13 nuevos casos en varios estados superando ya los 280 infectados tras recibir ♪.perando ya los 280 >>> muy buenos días en casita, bienvenidos a todos, esto es tu desayuno alegre, ya estamos todos listos. >>> buenos días, buenos días. >>> oigan, buenos días, esto es tu desayuno alegre, nótese la indiferencia de ximena. >>> no te besó. >>> mandó el beso al aire. >>> lo que pasa, es que la gente est
the state of california. that is on organic would. if i am -- if only the cave men had known they were encountering division danger in their lives. this is the subject of my take in the next hour. a warning label on organic would. iran and libya will be major topics of the final presidential debate. senator john barrasso after the opening bell. did the president's miss lead with this statement? >> took the president 14 days before he called the attack in benghazi an act of terror. >> let me -- [talking over each other] >> act of terror. look, if you have copd like me, you know it can be hard to breathe, and how that feels. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does not replace fast-ting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems, glaucoma, trouble urinating, or an enlarged prostate. these may worse
, we should be aware that the state of california really doesn't care about parks and its citizens, in fact, they routine any rip us off and say there's funds that aren't there when they are there, and this is the motus operendi for the state of california to act regardless for what san francisco feels and then they act like communists and they say we're going to tell you what you need in your park, we're going to tell you how to run your parks, well, that isn't consistent with democracy and american culture, but you don't seem to care about, do you, you just have your agenda and keep playing your little games with people and ripping them off, and you really don't seem to care about the consequences or the results of your actions. collateral damage, do you know the meaning of that word? what is the collateral damage when you have a very equestrian area as the bay area is in san francisco and you close one of their important recreational sites and you say you're going to modernize it, reopen it in the quickest most efficient possible, and then 12 years later, it's still closed and t
bay area, which will receive $600 million and $500 million for southern california. as you know, the blended service, it would be used for the purpose of building compatible systems for higher speed rail until they were able to get money for the actual high speed rail in those two areas. additionally 1029 created 8.-- sorry, $819 million of prop 1a bond funds for regional and caltrans connectivity projects. $39 million approved by ctc for caltrain and $61 million approved for san francisco muni central subway. this money is moving out of the cdc. they are trying to get that out to everybody. next discussion would be the governor's reorganization plan. we are calling this the governor's reorganization plan part 2. as you know in january the governor launched a reorg plan which introduced how he wanted to reorg some of the agencies. it became effective july 3rd this year. and will become operative in july next year. what will occur, or what has occurred and will continue to is 12 agencies have been reduced to ten agencies. three of those ten agencies have been consolidated with so
today in america. in california, disturbing video coming in to us showing a man set on fire with a molotov cocktail. you can see him running across the parking lot. the victim was standing outside a market when a fireball was thrown. police released the video in hopes of finding the attack. >>> next to denver where a life was saved on camera. a baby millayian taper needed mouth-to-snout rescue breaths. a view staff member performed the procedure after the calf was nonresponsive following its birth. officials say the newborn is doing just fine now. >>> self hundred women in texas showed their high heeled shoes are made for more than just walking. they competed for the annual tell let toe stampede. there are even a couple of guys in there who strapped on pumps to show support. the event was organized to raise money for breast cancer awareness. >>> west virginia's 33rd bridge day brute out an extreme cast of characters. over 400 base jumpers participated. two of them newly weds. >>> now here is nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather forecast. i can't even jump off the h
$3.75, in california $4.47. in san francisco, $4.51 on average. analysts say demand is dropping and supply increasing. that is why the prices are coming down. >>> 6:10 u.s. about families come together, the change they are getting ready to demand today following that deadly explosion in 2010. >>> new poll released this morning showing how tight the presidential race is. >>> welcome back. scattered showers through wednesday. while tell you how much rain to expect and how much snow in the sierra and full forecast coming up in four minutes. >>> winter weather is hitting washington state this morning. crews responded last night to clear roads in snoqualmie pass up to five inches of snow already on the ground. sleet is also a problem. despite plows hitting the road drivers are being warned that conditions remain dangerous this morning. >>> sonoma county whom side detectives are hoping someone -- homicide detectives are hoping someone will call in with clues. a woman's body was found yesterday morning. >> the victim is believed to be in her 30s. deputies say death is suspicious. >>> b
california and across the country to be a part of game 7. with so much at stake for tonight's game there's no doubt the crowd today at at&t park will be just as electric as they were yesterday. >> it's hard to put into words. it was just fanaticism. >> shannon for a lee and her husband were in the stabbed last night. >> we drove down yesterday just to see both of these games. >> terry free wins the prize for longest distance traveled by a giants fan. >> i live in des moines, iowa which is 1800 miles from here. he stopped by the dugout. >> i've been a giants fan since my dad, since willie maze. my dad was born in brooklyn new york. >> certain items are selling out. this morning workers rolled in a new shipment of 2012 post season sweatshirts, the last ones left at the warehouse. while giants fans are opening their wallets and feeling optimistic about tonight, no one is underestimating the adversary. >> hopefully cane is on his game, and the pitching staff pulls it together. >> i think it's going to be a close game. i think the cardinals are a tough team to beat, and i think the giants are
states, not just in northern california and these board go all the way down around the corner and come over to where they have a podium set. you can see some familiar faces including the picture of oscar grant who died in an incident over on the station. now if you take a look over here, there's people who have been gathering that haven't started yet and they're planning to get started soon and then take a march from here over to the police head quarters and the jail. joining me now is larry who is a member of the network starting this. >> thanks for joining this. tell us about this group and what your goal is for this. >> the network is also in new york city and other major cities of the country, los angeles, chicago and other places. basically there's been an epidemic of police murder and police brutality and racial profiling across the country. there's been a rise in the number of people in prison. there's 2.5 million in prison. we need to put a stop to this and build a movement that's going to put a stop to this. around this area recently, you can see there's been 7 -- [indiscernab
embarazo >>> en san josÉ california, cristina londoÑo telemundo. >>> las actividades de los porristas deben ser manejadas por un deporte en una declaraciÓn de pediatrÍa con reglas de seguridad para quienes los practican, las entidades dicen deben tener entrenadores cal fiblg calificados, porque las lesiones a causa de esto han crecido los Últimos 20 aÑos >>> al regresar en sÓlo minutos, no sÓlo el camino de la casa blanca estÁ las elecciones generales del 6 de noviembre son importantes, nos habla especÍficamente de este proceso, hay mucho mÁs en juego, en las prÓximas elecciones de quiÉn serÁ el prÓximo inquilino de la casa blanca, en 31 estados sobre impuestos >>> en este momento en california tenemos dos propuestas que tratan de subir los impuestos, la 30 y 38 >>> en el frente laboral los sindicatos se sienten bajo ataque, por quienes tienen pensiones pÚblicas en illinois, y aseguran intenta reducir sus contribuciones acompaÑas polÍticas. jo joao q quizÁs no haya nada mas polÉmico que las propuestas en 6 estados, para legalizar la marihuana, incluso para uso recreacional
in the 50s with a basement containing what's left of a california state command and control center. communications gear of all kinds, maps of all the california counties, lists of the shelters in every town all gathering dust now. from this windowless room with 18-inch thick walls, the president of the united states could hunker down and direct rescue operations throughout the state. provided of course that there were still personnel out there to carry out the orders. but soviets developed a rocket capable enough to deliver a bomb, that was the end of evacuation plans. school children had monthly bomb drills. >> we must be ready every day all the time to do the right thing if the atomic bomb explodes. duck and cover. that's the first thing to do. >> as americans learned to duck and cover there was a new emphasis on shelter. survival supplies were stockpiled in large buildings where the public was expectedded to gather during an atomic attack then stay there for days or even weeks to escape nuclear fall out falling particless full of falling debris. kitty brit was a young woman wit
the california, and in august, 2009, it ratchets up a lot. we have standards for the ordinance. we do not have a whole lot of stuff that addresses 90% of the city's existing building stop. >> as for practicality in meeting safety standards, they are all necessary to address performance of existing building sites. >> barry, by the way, is running the new task force on what should we do about existing couldn't marshal -- commercial buildings, and how do we increase efficiency. >> energy first, but also water if this and say an overall resource deficience a -- deficiency. major consideration. >> with commercial stuff, there is a big stuff to look up residential features, and those include a wide range of things, some of which are already covered. but if i can read through a list of handouts, what are the other laws that apply to existing new buildings, and what is covered, so you do not think it is just green buildings covering everything? so, for example, and this must be tangential, but regulations have been required in the building code since 1974. has to do with the quality of life and your e
. >> [inaudible] there is legislation that has been introduced in the state of california called the california homemade food act. i am actually coordinating the campaign for it, and it would legalize the sale of certain home it but adams. come talk to me about it if you want to know more. >> that is great. we had a question in the front year earlier. >> [inaudible] >> great. the question is about the companies here in san francisco will be along with a working group or part of this because there are companies or other places that have satellite offices. anyone want to answer that question? >> i do not think we want to limit the voices that are part of the conversation. we need to think about it with a structure is it so we do not have a meeting upon meeting upon meeting, but how we get a lot of voices in, and maybe technology is an answer here. i am a big fan. >> [inaudible] i would love to hear from each one of you with the city could do in terms of regulation to help your businesses. we talked about the tax issue. what with each of you say is an issue the city could help with. >> i will star
the california that makes the drink. >> caffeine toxicity and a contract arrhythmia. she had an underlying mild heart condition not unlike about 10% of the population. fda documents show other adverse reactions to the drink. >> these kids are drinking the , have an condition, it is like on a fire.oline spokesman for the beverage company says it has sold more than 8 billion of the drinks " monster does that its beverages are in any way responsible for death of ms. fournier." on the anderson cooper show last week, the mother says she is putting her grief into action. the fda too put stepup. [indiscernible] how much caffeine is in there. >> that mom has made some progress. the senator who oversees the fda budget held a hearing on the drinks and their impact on kids. he has sent a second letter to a asking that agency to regulate the drink. >> thank you for that report. countdown to the election is on tonight. we are 16 days away. a final presidential debate is happening to our night. jay korff joins us now with an on theting perspective race.of the numbers,on polling this race remains a statistica
are not business, we are low-income. what type of job is this? who is responsible? who is the california department of public health hunters point? -- help? that person should resign. we are hundreds of families, thousands of people and i don't see anybody reflected here. this is a shame. it's a shame. i want to, very soon, another report that i can see where we all can see our neighborhood tested, not the winery, not the gardens. thank you. (applause) >> thank you. thank you, irma. we do have the chair of the tida board of directors, here. >> good evening, supervisors. linda richardson. i think it's very important, and i want to congratulate you, supervisor kim and supervisor campos, for holding this hearing. i think we have to take the opportunity to set the record straight to allow the residents to come out here and express their concerns. i think it is very, very important, though, that you supervisors and the public understand and know that the treasure island development authority is working very closely with the supervisors and also with the city. the public also needs to understand that the
where another sexual assault occurred earlier this year. >> a man in california is set on fire. details ahead as we cover the nation. >> a crisis for the bbc. details on a sex scandal centered on the host of a popular children's show. >> there was a weekend crash and a car went through this side of the building. the woman was swerving to avoid another car when the accident took place. we are told she was not seriously hurt. the center was closed today for inspection but we have learned it will reopen tomorrow. >> police in southern california are looking for the person of in a brazen firebombing attack. the incident happened friday night outside a busy market in long beach, california. police a man threw a molotov cocktail at another man in a seemingly unprovoked attack. both the man and his victim erupted into a fireball, barely missing a mother and child. police say it did not appear that the victim and the suspect knew each other. the case is likely not gang- related. a man was hurt after falling more than 20 feet when leaving the giants game on sunday. he fell about 21 feet over the
pipeline explosion victims plan to urge governor brown today to replace the president of the california public utilities commission. the blast killed eight, destroyed more than three dozen homes in september of 2010. some san bruno residents accused the president of making backroom deals with pg&e while the cpuc works to determine how much the utility will be fined. the families will present a petition with more than 200 signatures calling for the ouster later this morning. >>> police investigating bizarre shooting involve officers in vallejo on alameda between redwood and broadway yesterday morning. police arrived to find windows of a house smashed, as well as those on cars in the frontyard they encountered two naked men, one was shot to death after he placed a rifle into an officer's stomach. the two men were a couple who restored old mercedes. >> they were great, they were here for a little over two years, took care of the house. had no complaints. took care of the yard. paid rent on time, normal people. >> the men also set the house on fire. police believe the two were under the inf
>> tell us a little about some of the spider's we see here on display. >> at the california academy of sciences, there is a very large collection of preserved and live specimens, which are the evidence about evolution. we have the assassin spiders, which are spiders that exclusively kill and eat other spiders. they are under the microscope here. research done and the california academy's i rhinology lab suggests that the assassin spiders have been doing this for over 150 million years. this glassed in room is a real scientific laboratory, and the people in that room are preparing specimens of vertebrate, that is mammals and birds. the way they do this is to remove the skin, sew it together in a relatively lifelike pose, and ensure that it does not decompose. >> i am a really big class actress fan, so i am here to see them, and beer week. >> i wanted to learn something and have fun. >> i always enjoy it. i am not all is well -- always working as i am tonight. sometimes i come to enjoy the music and to dance. ♪ >> culturewire covers the arts in san francisco, and one of my favorite
college to be one of the 3 worst-performing schools in the 112 community colleges in california and as evidenced by the $276,000 salary of the head of city college, we blaefrb there's plenty of money they can find without going to the taxpayers. >> i understand there were 700 classes, a reduction in 700 classes, which from the reporting indicates that people have to be on longer wait lists. can you speak to that and how this would facilitate, if this proposition was passed, how that would be facilitated? >> well, it's true. we faced tremendous budget cuts in the last several years. in fact, for the last several years running all of the employees of city college, even our chancellor, have taken pay cuts in order to keep the college open. but we've also seen closure of classes, we lost 700 classes this year, we canceled summer school a couple years ago, and these are measures we have had to take that have caused students to suffer and have caused all of city college to suffer. so that's why we're looking for an opportunity to bring in some funding from the city that we think s
of our land use in california. i think there has also been an increasing recognition in recent years that ceqa serves many important purposes, but at times it goes beyond its intended purpose and has become a tool to obstruct, delay and at times significantly increase the costs of projects, including very, very important public projects. it happened here with the north beach library and bike plan and other projects. there has been dialogue in sacramento and throughout the state about the need to reform ceqa, so it fulfills its purpose without going beyond that purpose and in san francisco the process that we have in our administrative code for ceqa appeals adds to the concerns. i described this at a hearing at booker t. washington as the wild west in san francisco. because we provide very, very loose timelines, in terms of when people can file a ceqa appeal at the board of supervisors, people sometimes file appeals months or years after the department -- the planning department issues a ceqa determination. this legislation will among other things tighten that timeline, so that peop
district one or four here, since we are on the committee here and in district one, the one california feeds into and starts by the ocean. but this is not in district one but the california because it feeds into it, we can prioritize to 40th? >> we would have to look at where the improvements where, make sure improvements are serving the priority development area. if we do all improvements out at 40th, we would have to balance those two things. >> okay. >> priority development areas, these are established at the local and regional level in 2007 and 2008, really areas that have land use plans taking on growth. >> i fully understand that again but i think from an equity perspective -- we can talk about that. in certain areas they say zero dollars of improvements, we talk about a lot of the board and commission here about making sure different areas of towns see improvements and see government working for them. district four and the streetcars that go downtown, i guess that is a question when you get back to mtc goals, i agree. that makes a ton of sense. how do you balance that out. when you ta
, the way we read it, it doesn't allow for any kind of monetary penalty. clearly a violation of california penal code this section 308 only allows for us to do a suspension on the permit, which was what we did in this case. >> how did you arrive at the 30 day determination? >> i took over this program. actually this was the first round of cases i received when i took over this program in april. i continued the policy that had been in place, my understanding, for years of a 30-day suspension. so i just continued the existing and standing policy the department of public health has. >> 30 days for first offense, even though you could suspend up to 90 days? >> correct. the hearing officer, of course, can reduce or increase up to 90 days or reduce to one day based on the discussion at that hearing. in this case he didn't reduce it at all, nor increase it. >> are you finished? just one question. historically, a number of years ago when these appeals first started showing up here, there was a lot of discussion between the financial impact and in some cases there were data presented as to how
investigator with the state of california, my expertise is in fire suppression and fire safety. i've taken a look at the plans related to this permit process and specifically i have come up with two violations of this permit process which are extremely important issues that need to be discussed. first of all is keep in mind, please, that this home is bound on two sides by other properties at a zero lot line. in other words, in the event of an emergency you have no exit from either side, only from the front or the rear. with that in mind, in the event that an emergency occurs, and let me also remind you that the building code uses the term emergency, not fire. because you could have a natural gas emergency which causes an explosion, you could have an ert -- earthquake and so on. what i want to make clear is that the egress from the rear of the structure is into an area that has no legal access to a public right of way so as a result they would be required, the minimum distance from the rear of the house for safe area would be 50 feet. currently they have plus or minus 57. if the plan is
throughout california streets of san francisco and stockton trading centers are the biggest, and they tend to focus in san francisco on commercial construction and building related issues, documents been focused on small-commercial and residential, and you can get information about either of those on line. >> and you can find out about training, opportunities. they have them all there, all the time. there are many resources and a lot of information. >> usgbc.org is most centralized. and locally, to connect with professionalism, the northern california chapter. they put together class's brought to the bay area, and they are the most local and specific. you can find networking resources and great stuff through that website. >> there is a whole lot more to talk about, but it is 1:30. thank you for coming, and see you next month. thank you very much.
a short-term residual value and therefore, of no lasting worth. i don't know what the california structural pest control -- >> if you could wrap up your last sentence. >> i don't know if the california structural pest control board has even incorporated knowledge of bed bugs into its licensing requirements. i could go on, but at this point i'm rather pessimistic. >> if you want to submit the rest of your comments to the clerk we could read the rest of them of the if you would like. >> i beg your pardon? >> if you would like to submit the rest of your comments to the clerk we can read them later. >> i will do that. >> thank you. >> good afternoon, supervisor. my name is richard may. and i have been a tenant counselor at the housing rights committee. you guys have probably seen me more than once. you have heard me talk more than once and the reason why is because this is a pervasive and ongoing problem. and you have heard a lot of testimony today about how it's underreported. all i can do is say absolutely underreported. i can't tell you -- i was at housing rights commit
say they want to see a new president of the california public utilities commission. the group holding a news conference today calling for michael peavey to be ousted by governor jerry brown claiming peavey is overly sympathetic to pg&e and has failed the residents of san bruno and put other californians at risk. eight people were killed and more than 50 hurt in the september 2010 explosion. >>> coming up, an international cycling scandal. lance armstrong stripped of his titles, ripped from the record books. we'll explain this morning's crucial decision. >>> plus, make it or break it monday, the presidential nominees working to win your vote in this third and final debate. we'll show you why tonight's showdown will look a little different from the last two. >>> and a little something now is brewing at starbucks. of course they're known for coif. but now they hope to be known for something else. we'll explain, take you to the opening of their brand-new store. >>> the youngest woman in charge of a fortune 500 company goes before reporters and analysts later today. we'll have a preview of
. but for the rest of the world, the difference between oakland and san francisco in the great california economy -- we have slipped a little bit. we are now the eighth largest economy in the world. the rest of the world sees the bay area as one unit. in china, they see us as a golden triangle with san jose. there is the port, the bank. they think san jose has silicon valley. we know that is all changing. we are merging more and more into one economy. as jerry brown used to say, and this is the perfect setup with all the economic factors -- they are running out of space. our space is cheaper and more plentiful. as he used to say, it is faster to get to downtown san francisco from oakland than it is from most of san francisco. so i am glad that you came. we will grow together and will prosper together. i was going to get you chocolate hearts for valentine's day. did not have time. but we have a little fortune cookie we are going to give you at the end, a small remembrances. but the main theme of wanted to talk about today is that oakland is on the rise, and we have -- i will not go into all the bo
investigation. >>> a fantasy league based on sexual activity was organized in california. boys would draft female students who were totally unaware of the league. the boys would earn points to document sexual activity with the girls. the school sent home a let are and it is going to have campus assemblies to prevent something like this from happening in the future. >> as a mother of four girls, i couldn't be happier. >> the school originally learned about it and an investigation revealed this had been going on for five or six years. >>> when it was introduced, the purpose was to pump up the crowds. now there's competition handle cheerleaders perform highly dangerous stunts. they say chore leaders should be protected. >> reporter: it may seem like a lot of fun but with all the flips, kicks and jumps, a cheerleader can get injured. there's a list on how to keep cheerleaders safe. these days cheerleaders are a lot like acrobats there. 's some debate over whether that's a sport. some organizations say it does not meet the criteria but the aap said this should be treated like one. like other at
of a fire lookout point in the marin county, california. that fella walking up the trail is a volunteer for the fire department there and this is the gardener lookout. and his whole day is spent looking out from this beautiful spot for fires. >> i'm already going to say, this is not a bad day at the office. >> yeah. >> i thought this would be kind of a neat job. i don't know if i'd be very good at it. i'd probably just fall asleep. >>> you have to do a little work. writing things out. times, temperature, wind speed. that kind of things. >> he couldn't pay for that protective view like that, shelter on top of that lookout. ah. people who think they have, like, an office with a window -- >> that's cool. i'm on the seventh floor. like this guy beats everyone. >> you've got the fog rolling in. you've got just the green of north california. >> there's the golden gate bridge. >> are you allowed to bring beer? >>> just one day time lapse photography we're looking at shts and he says usually it's uneventful. >> if this was a volunteer, that means we could all go volunteer. this could be our gig
the speaker of the assembly, one of the highest ranking democrats and labor leaders in california, john perez introduced legislation to allow families who are middle-class to receive, i believe a two-thirds reduction in their tuition at state universities. unfortunately the legislation did not pass, but he pursued it. guess what? in san francisco 150% of ami is just slightly above $150,000 for a family of four. and of course san francisco has a much higher cost of living than the state as a whole. so if speaker john perez says that middle-class for a family, for the whole state of california goes up to $150,000 a year, then i think it's incredibly reasonable to say that the same is true in san francisco, even though it's much more expensive to live here than it is in most of the state your full name i did just want to make that comment because the argument is not well-taken that to state 120-150 is upper-middle class than middle-class. >> supervisor campos. >> i don't think having a different perspective is disparaging and it's one of areas where there is room for disagreement. from my pe
, california attorney general har ris, state senator yen, rashelle, norton, wynn, they gave me their sole number one endorsement and i am the only one endorsed by the police officer organization, the lgbt club and the firefighter unions and the chronicle who called me the candidate best prepared to handle the district challenges but as gratifying as all of those endorsements are the only one that i want is from the people of district five, i ask you to vote for me as supervisor and together we will turn san francisco into the city that we knew that it could be, coming out of the difficulties into the future that is brighter and more prosperous and above all more cooperative where our quality of life arises from the closeness of our communities and the strength of our spirits. thank you. >> hi, my name is davis, i'm running for supervisor in district five. san francisco faces the challenges for improve the liefps of the people that live here. we need leadership to meet our challenges and address homelessness and build affordable housing and build the schools and keep us safe. i am running
fireball. lisa weber in nevada california says she theirheard a thump on roof. when she check it had out she found this two inch rock. it is a chunk off the meteor. pretty cool. >>> now to some sotories you ca bank on this morning including a tax hike that could effect 163 million americans. lauren simonetti is here. good morning i guess. >> bad news. 163 million workers will likely be hit with a big tax increase regardless of who wins the election. a 2 percent reduction in social security payroll tax is going to expire at the end of the year. say you are making 50,000 dollars a year. you will save the 1,000 dollar tax increase. with two earner family will likely see a $4,600 increase. social security is funded by 12.4 percent tax of wages of 210,000 dollars. it is split between employers and workers. they cut the portion workers pay. the problem is it saved us on average $19 a week. few people notice to go out and spend those savings. >> retailers looking forward to election day being over. >> i know. there is a reason retail sales are struggling rain, snow, a popular movie is coming ou
of the river in order for water to get to ocean much faster. narrator: cities throughout southern california converted natural rivers to these concrete channels, part of their storm drain systems. this allowed expanding development without the need for large flood plains. kharaghani: the los angeles river is approximately 51 miles. concrete reduces the size of the river that you need to carry the water because it speeds up the flow of water. if you'd like to remove all the concrete and to have natural system to carry the water to protect you from flooding, you need to have almost one mile on each side of the river set aside for transport of rain. so in order for the city to have use of those lands around the river, concrete made it possible to have minimum land so the water can be carried to the ocean in the fastest possible way. but, unfortunately, because of population growth and poor housekeeping, people are putting a lot of pollutants on the street and the streets are the openings to our stormwater sewer system. in an average year, 4,000 to 5,000 tons of trash ends up in long beach. man:
. for a few months they moved back and forth between places in michigan and california. now she was gone, and he was a guy alone in a miami beach hotel with a desk clerk on the phone asking if he was going to roll over the room for another night. kevin got himself together and went down to ask the manager for help. she's like, listen, get yourself together. we need to get this girl's picture out on the tv and out on the airways. [ sobbing ] >> miami beach police told him he would have to file a missing persons report with the city of miami, a different jurisdiction. that's where club space was located. the cops wouldn't take his report until 24 hours had passed. he had now last seen paula about ten hours before. >> and i'm freaking out. we're from out of town. we're vacationing. it's not like her to be gone this long. >> what happens the rest of sunday night. >> hospitals and jails, i'm calling. >> space, hospitals, jails. >> kevin went back to club space to ask the homeless in the area if they had seen paula earlier that morning. after spreading some money around, he went to a gas stati
in this deadly scene in southern california. a shooting spree and a fire. we'll plain when we check more headlines. the arteries of your dishwasher are constantly clogging up with grease and lime scale. use finish dishwasher cleaner every month to keep your machine in sparkling health. for shining results, finish dishwasher cleaner. president obamama: i'm barack obamthis message.ve... anncr:r: victims. dependent. that's what mitt romney called forty-seven percent... of americans. including people on medicare. but what about his plan for you? romney would replace guaranteed benefits with a voucher system. seniors could pay six thousand dollars more a year. a plan aarp says would undermine medicare. you're no victim...you earned your benefits. don't let mitt romney take them away. >>> jordannian police stopped a major terror attack and have arrested 11 slayed suspects. they are accused of plotting to kill american and european diplomats and planning attacks on shopping malls. >>> we are learning more about a deadly attack on a family in southern california. police suspect a man living in a
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